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The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury (edition 1995)

by Betty MacDonald, Hilary Knight (Illustrator)

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Title:The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury
Authors:Betty MacDonald
Other authors:Hilary Knight (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (1995), Hardcover, 392 pages
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Tags:Children's Lit

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The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury by Betty MacDonald

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is a magical friend to children, with her upside-down house and delicious cookies that are always waiting for you. She’s also a wonderful help to parents, who often don’t know how to solve the problems of parenthood.

When I was young I loved learning Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s “cures” for naughty children’s problems, such as not putting away toys, answering back, and refusing to take a bath. Her cures were ridiculous and magical, and they were funny.

However, as an adult, reading three volumes of such stories in The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Treasury by Betty MacDonald became tiring. In some respects, the sequels failed to live up to the original, and I was horribly disappointed. They were also horribly dated. I can't imagine I'll be reading these to my son anytime soon.

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1 vote rebeccareid | Jul 7, 2009 |
Does anyone have Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's number? I have a small boy, and I could really use someone like Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle in my corner. ( )
1 vote glitterina | Jun 28, 2006 |
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